The provinces of the Imperium Romanum from Augustus to Septimius Severus (27 BC to AD 211)
At the Senate sitting of 13 January 27 BC, the future Augustus (he received this honorific title at the Senate sitting three days later) returned to the Senate and people of Rome all the extraordinary powers he had arrogated or been assigned during the preceding period of civil war. However, the Senate pressed him to reassume at least some of the imperial administration, which he finally consented to do (Cass. Dio 53,12,5–7; 53,13,1; Str. 17,3,25; Suet. Aug. 28; 47). On the basis of an imperium proconsulare, then, he took over the administ…
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“The provinces of the Imperium Romanum from Augustus to Septimius Severus (27 BC to AD 211)”, in:
Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, Edited by: Anne-Maria Wittke, Eckart Olshausen, Richard Szydlak, in collaboration with: Vera Sauer and other specialists.
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